...to inspire,
and ignite
young voices

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Life-Changing Events & Programs You Don't Want To Miss!


Want to sign up for a Get Lit poetry program?
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Sign up now for our Town Hall on Wednesday March 04 @ 6:00PM
Learn about all the programs Get Lit has to offer

First 100 sign-ups get $50 off Summer Fellowship tuition!

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Why I Rise 2022

April 13, 2023
Why I Rise features an online spoken word and hip hop competition. Five individual winners receive a $1,000 cash award.

Special events, workshops and classes

Join us in our year-long workshop program that builds on your musical potential and self-produce your own mixtape!
A membership community for professionals seeking a creative outlet.
Learn with fellow artists! Travel! Get paid to write and perform!
Get Lit’s free weekly class is a place to explore poetry and build community.
Get Lit’s Film Department empowers young people, builds community, and promotes collaboration through filmmaking.
This two week intensive explores spoken word as art form and activism, open to youth ages 13-20.
Learn how to create your own chapbook and get your poems published!
Professional development and job training opportunity for Get Lit alumni!